Monthly Archives: August 2016

Author Spotlight: Elaine Faber

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LOL. I love Agnes and her courage and never ending scrapes.

Reade and Write

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This week on Reade and Write I welcome Elaine Faber, author of several books and short stories. She’s here to discuss her most recent novel, Mrs. Odboddy- Home Town Patriot. Welcome, Elaine!
Tell me about your new book. 

Elderly, eccentric Agnes Agatha Odboddy has issues of distrust and suspicion, believing conspiracies and spies abound in her small town. Filled with hysterical scenes, including rationing, chickens in the bathroom, chasing a suspected ration book thief and encountering a Japanese air balloon bomb, Mrs. Odboddy fights the war from the home front. When Mrs. Roosevelt visits, Agnes’s crazy suspicions just might become reality and she faces down a killer to prove she is a home town warrior.

Tell me about the setting of your book—how did you choose it, what kind of research did you have to do, why did you choose it?

Set in a small No. California town, not too…

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Catch Up Time

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Me oh my, how time does fly! It’s ONE of the reasons I’ve not posted since December 2015.

If you’re curious about the other reasons, read on…

Sold my home–moved my mom, fiance and me.

Fiance’s open heart surgery & wedding planning.

Our wedding.

BRMCWC–writer’s conference click here & visiting my grandchildren.

Recovery from a painful injury and adjustment to new limitations in my mobility, ie-walker.

Entered a short story contest click here

My story regarding JOY, accepted for publication click here in Inspire’s Joy Anthology.

and WRITING stories each week. Whew!

My newest adventure is with SCBWI, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, a renown international organization click here

My first illustration posted in their gallery is here

Enjoy your summer with your loved ones and visit my blog again soon!